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Two Nigerian writers make 2019 Caine Prize shortlist

Two Nigerian writers, Lesley Arimah and Tochukwu Okafor have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.
Lagos State High Court.

Cameroonian cook to hang for killing employer

A Lagos High Lagos in Igbosere has sentenced a Cameroonian cook, Leudjou Koyemen Joel, to death for the December 20, 2016 murder of Dayo Adeleke.
The Consul-General of the Cameroon in Nigeria, Mrs Bessem Manga, has called on her compatriots at home and abroad to close ranks and embrace peace for the emancipation of their country.

Cameroonian envoy enjoins compatriots to embrace peace and unity

The Consul-General of the Cameroon in Nigeria, Mrs Bessem Manga, has called on her compatriots at home and abroad to close ranks and embrace peace for the emancipation of their country.
FG has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP as deeply offensive and patently divisive, saying such indiscreet comments are far below the status of an elder statesman.

Minister: Ex-President Obasanjo’s comments on Boko Haram divisive, depressing

The federal government has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP as deeply offensive and patently divisive, saying such indiscreet comments are far below the status of an elder statesman.
Ghana ace Thomas Teye Partey has responded to critics comparing his performances for Spanish club Atletico Madrid and his national team, Ghana.

Atletico Madrid’s Partey rejects Ghana criticism ahead of Afcon

Ghana ace Thomas Teye Partey has responded to critics comparing his performances for Spanish club Atletico Madrid and his national team, Ghana.
Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, the official mascot of the tournament has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee and it is called The child “Tut”.

In Pictures: AFCON 2019 official mascot ‘Tutankhamun’ unveiled

Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, the official mascot of the tournament has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee and it is called The child “Tut”.
Cape Cross, Namibia

Germany to return 15th-century seafarer Cross to Namibia

A German museum said Friday it would return to Namibia a 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial past.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in mine explosion

Three Nigerian soldiers, including an army commander, were killed on Monday when their truck hit a landmine planted by Boko Haram jihadists in troubled northeastern Nigeria, military sources told AFP.

Boko Haram: Over 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon – officials

Officials from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and those from Adamawa and Borno states on Monday said about 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon ”are safe’’ and will soon return.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
Boko Haram

UN: Anti-Boko Haram militia, civilian JTF frees 894 children

Nearly 900 children held by a pro-government militia force fighting Boko Haram insurgents in northeastern Nigeria were freed on Friday, the UN said.

Court to open hearing in suit querying Atiku Abubakar’s Nigerian citizenship

A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday open hearing in a suit quarrying former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s claim to being a Nigerian citizen by birth.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills nine in Borno

Boko Haram fighters have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeastern Nigeria, looting and torching a village and ambushing three farmers, officials and local militia forces said Wednesday.
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan: I am ready for Ghana and the Afcon

The 33-year-old Kayserispor striker made his international debut against Somalia in 2003 and is expected to spearhead the Black Stars at the June 21 - July 19 tournament in Egypt. The Kwesi Appiah outfit has been drawn against Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Garba Shehu: Nobody can question President Buhari’s achievements

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.

AFCON: Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan makes key fitness revelation

Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan has declared himself "fully fit" and ready for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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Boko Haram seizes military base in Borno

Boko Haram jihadists have seized a military base in northeast Nigeria, days after an attack left five troops dead and 30 missings, security sources and residents said Saturday.

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IITA wants reduction of green house gas to mitigate climate change

Dr Saethre May-Guri, the Deputy Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)’s Research for Development, Ibadan, has emphasised the need to eliminate Green House gas to mitigate the effect of Climate Change on the African continent.
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his spectacular strike in a 3-2 victory away at Manchester City.

Andros Townsend wins Premier League Goal of the Season for thunderbolt against Man City

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his spectacular strike in a 3-2 victory away at Manchester City.
Chris Isiguzo

Tribunal rejects PDP’s plea for recounting of ballot papers in Edo

The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.
Chris Isiguzo

NUJ President vows to achieve enhanced media salary structure

The President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chief Chris Isiguzo, says the union is determined more than ever to achieve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country.
Sola Sobowale

Nollywood, Hollywood team up in new movie “Shadow Parties’’

Nollywood stars, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Sola Sobowale and two Hollywood stars, have joined in the much-anticipated blockbuster movie, ‘Shadow Parties’.